Archive: November, 2013

Karin’s Florist Named “Best in America”

News from NBC4 Washington: Karin’s Florist, a staple in the Virginia florist industry, has been named the “Best Florist in America” by daytime host Steve Harvey in his new Neighborhoods Awards. Karin’s began as a small-scale project between Bill Durkis and his father-in-law, George Raptis, in 1956. The two wanted a business that would allow [...]

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Unique gifts at Elba Florist, Jitney Jungle

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Fire wrecks florist shop

News from Hi-Desert Star: TWENTYNINE PALMS — Flower Garden owner Betty Laferriere found out about the Tuesday night fire at her florist shop in Historic Plaza when she opened the door early Wednesday morning and called 911. “It’s 32 years down the drain,” Laferriere said Wednesday, Nov. 27, as she tried to fill holiday floral [...]

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Bedford Village Florist Adds Sparkle To Holiday Homes

News from The Daily Voice: BEDFORD, N.Y. – Bedford Village Florist owner Maureen Laning is preparing herself for the Christmas rush. First, however, she needs to get through Thanksgiving. Laning, who has owned the popular florist for 13 years, is putting the finishing touches on Thanksgiving arrangements for the first three days of this week. [...]

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Cheap Eats in Queens, From Florist to Temple via Tibet

News from Bloomberg: Fancy lunch in Queens? How about 10 in a day? Here are some hidden gems for inexpensive Asian fare in unlikely locations, from a flower shop to a Hindu temple. They are to be found on a food safari with the writer Joe DiStefano. While you don’t need a big wallet — [...]

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Florist staff in full bloom for charity calendar

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Small Business Saturday usual practice for florist

News from Alton Telegraph: WOOD RIVER — On the same day Jeffrey’s Flowers by Design created arrangements for Roxana High School student Samantha Owsley’s memorial service, it participated in RiverBend Growth Association’s lead-up to Small Business Saturday. Owner Jeffrey McElroy, who lives in Foster Township and is an association member, began honoring the national support [...]

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Take 10: In full flower at the Enchanted Florist

News from Capecodonline: Buy This Photo Paula Johnson has owned Enchanted Florist in Centerville for nearly 20 years. She said it has taken common sense and hard work to keep her business going.Cape Cod Times/Christine Hochkep By ROBERT GOLD November 10, 2013 Paula Johnson travels to Boston to pick out flowers for her long-time Centerville [...]

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BloomNation’s Goal To Empower Your Local Florist, And Improve Flower Delivery

News from socalTech.com: Story by Benjamin F. Kuo If you’ve ever ordered flowers from one of the big floral services, you know it’s an impersonal, cookie-cutter, and heavily commoditized area. Those services work on volume, and the designs you can send–and which you receive–are from a limited selection, not at all personalized to the recipient, [...]

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Florist seeks fair deal for suppliers

News from Dekalb Daily Chronicle: For Glidden Campus Florist owner Sven Oscar Hansen, the choice was simple. “We found out that almost all of our gift items were made overseas and the labor practices weren’t that good,” he said. “I’d rather have things sourced from America, or, if they are made in other countries, the [...]

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